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Icons: The Fascination & the Reality

Onasch, Konrad; Schnieper, Annemarie

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ISBN 10: 1878351532 / ISBN 13: 9781878351531
Published by Riverside Book Co, NY, 1997
New Condition: New Hardcover
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Title: Icons: The Fascination & the Reality

Publisher: Riverside Book Co, NY

Publication Date: 1997

Binding: Cloth Hardcover

Book Condition: New

Dust Jacket Condition: New

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Approximately 500 beautiful illustrations in full color, placed as closely as possible to the text. Slightest corner bump on back, otherwise as new. Measures 10x13.25 inches. Translated by Daniel G. Conklin. Index. Bibliography. 302p. A magisterial account. Topics include icon centers and schools, pictorial themes, special forms, artistic techniques and materials, pictorial language, etc.

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The cover illustration is Mother of God Pelagonitissa (detail) Makarije Zographos, 1422 Art Gallery, Skopje

This is a new work, published in German in 1995. First English-language publication November 1997. 302 pages, 10"x13" ( 25 x 33 cm), linen binding, french-fold dust jacket.

More than 500 color illustrations integrated within the text.

Topics covered:
Origins of Christian fine art
Icon centers and schools
Themes in icons by image-subject
Materials and technique of icon production
The artistic language of icons

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